Although many kids stay up late on long summer days, once school starts in the fall they should return to their normal sleep routines, experts say. Adequate sleep is essential to a child’s academic success and overall well-being. Researchers say that three to five-year-olds need at 11 to 13 hours of shut-eye per night. Five […]
Six months into the launch of its No One Dies Alone (NODA) program, Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center continues to build its volunteer ranks to help meet end-of-life care need. “We talk about it being a patient need, but it’s really a need of our own to serve – an opportunity for us to serve […]
Two Fort Sanders Regional registered nurses were acknowledged individually with the hospital’s top nursing awards to honor their excellence in clinical care as part of the annual Clinical Excellence in Nursing Awards. Surgery nurse Sabra Bruce was named the 2017 Peggy Mayer Gilbertson award recipient. The award provides funds for continuing education and has been […]
Fort Sanders Regional recently announced the 2017 recipients of the hospital’s annual Clinical Excellence in Nursing Awards. More than 60 staff members throughout the facility were recognized during a special National Nurses Week ceremony and comprised the largest group yet to be honored. The awards signify the exceptional care and compassion that the honored individuals […]
Amanda was recognized by both the patient and his spouse for going above and beyond to deliver incredible care. They noted that Amanda always took the time to explain everything she was doing and constantly had a smile on her face. Their stay in the hospital was made better because of Amanda’s positive attitude and […]
Ashlyn was nominated by a fellow coworker for going above and beyond to help a non-English speaking patient and her family. The patient was struggling to learn how to manage a newly diagnosed, complicated condition. Despite the challenging language barrier, Ashlyn remained dedicated to helping the patient understand and manage her condition on her own.